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# Kidney failure

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# Coronavirus
Covid-19 impacting patients' kidneys with many ending up needing dialysis
Irish authorities were ahead of the curve and got extra kidney treatment equipment and supplies after the disease outbreak in northern Italy.
# organ donations
'A life-altering experience': Three kidney donations have united these Cork grandfathers in friendship
Organ Donor Awareness Week takes place until 7 April.
# Organ Donation
Michael has had three transplants and is helping other patients come to terms with kidney failure
The former Dublin hurler is also receiving treatment for skin cancer.
# magnesium overdose
73-year-old man with kidney disease almost died after taking milk of magnesia for constipation
The man’s kidney disease stopped his body excreting the excess magnesium.
# Transplant
Dozens of Indians call hospital to donate kidneys to foreign minister
Sushma Swaraj is being treated for kidney failure.
# Kidney failure
First-round KO brings Donegal's Jason Quigley 10th win out of 10
‘El Animal’ tore into Lopez with clinical body shots.
# Kidney failure
Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry
The 23-year old had been frustrated with a lack of sponsorship.
# Kidney failure
All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu reveals he almost died at 2011 World Cup
The man that set the rugby world alight in 1995 was hospitalised for two weeks after starring in the tournament’s opening ceremony.
# Pregnancy
C-section approved for seriously ill pregnant woman denied abortion in El Salvador
A 22-year-old critically ill pregnant woman, whose foetus has been given no chance of surviving, has been denied an abortion after judges rejected her lawyers’ appeal that the pregnancy was life-threatening.
# Saudi Arabia
SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia
The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Voices
Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life
When Anna Costello learned her husband needed a kidney transplant she volunteered to donate one of hers. Here, she explains why she is “thankful every day” about her decision.
# E-coli
Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak
Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?